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Name Type Mag Dist. / kpc Constellation R.A. Decl. Other names
Name Type Mag Dist. / kpc Constellation R.A. Decl. Other names
NGC 2070Cluster1.052.0Dorado05h38m-69°06'
Tarantula Nebula, 30 Doradus, Looped Nebula, True Lovers' Knot, C 103
NGC 1990Emission1.7Orion05h36m-01°12'
Epsilon Orionis Nebula
NGC 292Galaxy2.262.0Tucana00h52m-72°49'
Small Magellanic Cloud, Nubecula Minor
NGC 1980Open Cluster2.50.6Orion05h35m-05°54'
Cr 72
NGC 6231Open Cluster2.61.2Scorpius16h54m-41°49'
Table of Scorpius, C 76, Cr 315, Mel 153
NGC 2451Open Cluster2.8Puppis07h45m-37°58'
Cr 161
NGC 3532Open Cluster3.00.5Carina11h05m-58°46'
Wishing Well Cluster, Firefly Party Cluster, C 91, Cr 238, Mel 103
NGC 2632Open Cluster3.10.2Cancer08h40m+19°40'
Beehive Cluster, Manger, Praesepe, M 44, Cr 189, Mel 88
NGC 6475Open Cluster3.30.3Scorpius17h53m-34°47'
Ptolemy's Cluster, M 7, Cr 354, Mel 183
NGC 224Galaxy3.4792.0Andromeda00h42m+41°16'
Andromeda Galaxy, Andromeda A, M 31
NGC 5139Globular3.65.3Centaurus13h26m-47°28'
Omega Centauri, C 80, Mel 118
NGC 2516Open Cluster3.80.4Carina07h58m-60°45'
C 96, Cr 172, Mel 82
NGC 1976Open Cluster4.00.4Orion05h35m-05°23'
Orion Nebula, Trapezium Cluster, Orion A, M 42
NGC 104Globular4.04.5Tucana00h24m-72°04'
47 Tucanae, C 106, Mel 1
NGC 2264Open Cluster4.10.7Monoceros06h40m+09°53'
Cone Nebula, Christmas Tree Cluster, Cr 112, Mel 49
NGC 2362Open Cluster4.11.5Canis Major07h18m-24°57'
Tau Canis Majoris Cluster, Mexican Jumping Star, C 64, Cr 136, Mel 65
NGC 6405Open Cluster4.20.5Scorpius17h40m-32°15'
Butterfly Cluster, M 6, Cr 341, Mel 178
NGC 1981Open Cluster4.20.4Orion05h35m-04°25'
Cr 73
NGC 2232Open Cluster4.2Monoceros06h28m-04°50'
Cr 93
NGC 3114Open Cluster4.20.9Carina10h02m-60°07'
Cr 215, Mel 98
NGC 4755Open Cluster4.22.0Crux12h53m-60°21'
Jewel Box, Kappa Crucis Cluster, C 94, Cr 264, Mel 114
NGC 869Open Cluster4.32.1Perseus02h18m+57°07'
Perseus Double Cluster, Double Cluster, h Persei, C 14, Cr 24, Mel 13
NGC 2422Open Cluster4.40.5Puppis07h36m-14°28'
M 47, Cr 152, Mel 68
NGC 2287Open Cluster4.50.7Canis Major06h45m-20°45'
M 41, Cr 118, Mel 52
NGC 7092Open Cluster4.60.3Cygnus21h31m+48°26'
M 39, Cr 438, Mel 236
NGC 6530Open Cluster4.61.3Sagittarius18h04m-24°21'
Cr 362
NGC 6633Open Cluster4.60.4Ophiuchus18h27m+06°30'
Cr 380, Mel 201
NGC 2547Open Cluster4.70.4Vela08h10m-49°12'
Cr 177, Mel 84
NGC 3293Open Cluster4.72.3Carina10h35m-58°13'
Gem Cluster, Cr 224, Mel 100
NGC 2239Open Cluster4.81.7Monoceros06h31m+04°56'
Rosette Nebula
NGC 2244Open Cluster4.8Monoceros06h31m+04°56'
C 50, Cr 99, Mel 47
NGC 1499Emission5.0Perseus04h03m+36°22'
California Nebula
NGC 2168Open Cluster5.10.9Gemini06h09m+24°20'
M 35, Cr 82, Mel 41
NGC 6025Open Cluster5.10.8Triangulum Australe16h03m-60°25'
C 95, Cr 296, Mel 139
NGC 6656Globular5.23.2Sagittarius18h36m-23°54'
Sagittarius Cluster, M 22, Mel 208
NGC 1039Open Cluster5.20.5Perseus02h42m+42°44'
Spiral Cluster, M 34, Cr 31, Mel 17
NGC 6193Open Cluster5.21.2Ara16h41m-48°45'
C 82, Cr 310
NGC 6871Open Cluster5.21.6Cygnus20h05m+35°46'
Cr 413
NGC 3766Open Cluster5.32.2Centaurus11h36m-61°36'
Pearl Cluster, C 97, Cr 248, Mel 107
NGC 6121Globular5.42.2Scorpius16h23m-26°31'
M 4, Mel 144
NGC 2281Open Cluster5.40.6Auriga06h48m+41°04'
Cr 116, Mel 51
NGC 6087Open Cluster5.40.9Norma16h18m-57°56'
S Norma Cluster, C 89, Cr 300, Mel 141
NGC 6281Open Cluster5.40.5Scorpius17h04m-37°59'
Cr 324, Mel 161
NGC 6752Globular5.44.0Pavo19h10m-59°58'
Pavo Globular Cluster, C 93, Mel 218
NGC 6494Open Cluster5.50.6Sagittarius17h57m-18°59'
M 23, Cr 356, Mel 184
NGC 5662Open Cluster5.50.7Centaurus14h35m-56°37'
Cr 284, Mel 127
NGC 6374Open Cluster5.51.0Scorpius17h34m-32°34'
Cr 334
NGC 6383Cluster5.5Scorpius17h34m-32°34'
Cr 335
NGC 2099Open Cluster5.61.4Auriga05h52m+32°33'
Auriga Salt-and-Pepper, M 37, Cr 75, Mel 38
NGC 5460Open Cluster5.60.7Centaurus14h07m-48°20'
Cr 280, Mel 123
NGC 6067Open Cluster5.61.4Norma16h13m-54°13'
Cr 298, Mel 140
NGC 6397Globular5.62.3Ara17h40m-53°40'
C 86, Mel 176
NGC 7686Open Cluster5.6Andromeda23h30m+49°08'
Cr 456
NGC 5904Globular5.77.5Serpens Caput15h18m+02°04'
M 5, Mel 133
NGC 752Open Cluster5.70.5Andromeda01h57m+37°50'
C 28, Cr 23, Mel 12
NGC 6416Open Cluster5.70.7Scorpius17h44m-32°21'
Cr 344
NGC 6885Open Cluster5.7Vulpecula20h11m+26°29'
20 Vulpeculae Cluster, C 37, Cr 417
NGC 598Galaxy5.7883.0Triangulum01h33m+30°39'
Triangulum Galaxy, Pinwheel Galaxy, Triangulum Pinwheel Galaxy, M 33
NGC 6523Emission5.81.6Sagittarius18h03m-24°22'
Lagoon Nebula, Dragon Nebula, Hourglass Nebula, M 8
NGC 6705Open Cluster5.81.9Scutum18h51m-06°16'
Wild Duck Cluster, Scutum Salt-and-Pepper, M 11, Cr 391, Mel 213
NGC 6205Globular5.87.7Hercules16h41m+36°27'
Great Globular Cluster in Hercules, M 13, Mel 150
NGC 2548Open Cluster5.80.8Hydra08h13m-05°45'
M 48, Cr 179, Mel 85
NGC 1788Emission5.8Orion05h06m-03°20'
NGC 2477Open Cluster5.81.3Puppis07h52m-38°31'
C 71, Cr 165, Mel 78
NGC 6124Open Cluster5.80.5Scorpius16h25m-40°39'
C 75, Cr 301, Mel 145
NGC 6531Open Cluster5.91.2Sagittarius18h04m-22°29'
M 21, Cr 363, Mel 188
NGC 2323Open Cluster5.90.9Monoceros07h02m-08°21'
Heart-Shaped Cluster, M 50, Cr 124, Mel 58
NGC 2169Open Cluster5.91.1Orion06h08m+13°57'
"37" Cluster, Cr 83
NGC 5281Open Cluster5.91.1Centaurus13h46m-62°54'
Cr 276, Mel 120
NGC 6250Open Cluster5.90.9Ara16h57m-45°56'
Cr 320
NGC 6611Open Cluster6.01.8Serpens Cauda18h18m-13°48'
Eagle Nebula, Star Queen Nebula, M 16, Cr 375, Mel 198
NGC 6618Open Cluster6.01.3Sagittarius18h20m-16°10'
Omega Nebula, Checkmark Nebula, Horseshoe Nebula, Lobster Nebula, Swan Nebula, M 17, Cr 377
NGC 1960Open Cluster6.01.3Auriga05h36m+34°08'
Pinwheel Cluster, M 36, Cr 71, Mel 37
NGC 2238Cluster6.0Monoceros06h30m+05°00'
NGC 2301Open Cluster6.00.9Monoceros06h51m+00°27'
Cr 119, Mel 54
NGC 3228Open Cluster6.00.5Vela10h21m-51°43'
Cr 218
NGC 5316Open Cluster6.01.2Centaurus13h53m-61°52'
Cr 279, Mel 122
NGC 6322Open Cluster6.01.0Scorpius17h18m-42°56'
Cr 326
NGC 6605Open Cluster6.0Serpens Cauda18h16m-15°00'
NGC 7000Emission6.0Cygnus20h59m+44°31'
North America Nebula, C 20
NGC 6218Globular6.14.9Ophiuchus16h47m-01°56'
M 12, Mel 151
NGC 2437Open Cluster6.11.5Puppis07h41m-14°48'
M 46, Cr 159, Mel 75
NGC 884Open Cluster6.12.9Perseus02h22m+57°08'
Perseus Double Cluster, Chi Persei, Double Cluster, Cr 25, Mel 14
NGC 1746Open Cluster6.10.6Taurus05h03m+23°46'
Cr 57, Mel 28
NGC 2669Open Cluster6.10.7Vela08h46m-52°56'
Cr 199
NGC 7160Open Cluster6.10.8Cepheus21h53m+62°36'
Cr 443
NGC 2447Open Cluster6.21.0Puppis07h44m-23°51'
Butterfly Cluster, M 93, Cr 160, Mel 76
NGC 1545Open Cluster6.20.7Perseus04h20m+50°15'
Cr 49
NGC 2808Globular6.29.6Carina09h12m-64°51'
Mel 95
NGC 3372Emission6.2Carina10h45m-59°52'
Eta Carinae Nebula, Keyhole Nebula, C 92
NGC 5272Globular6.310.4Canes Venatici13h42m+28°22'
M 3, Mel 119
NGC 7078Globular6.310.3Pegasus21h29m+12°10'
M 15, Mel 234
NGC 6514Open Cluster6.30.8Sagittarius18h02m-22°58'
Trifid Nebula, M 20, Cr 360
NGC 6809Globular6.35.3Sagittarius19h39m-30°57'
M 55, Mel 221
NGC 2546Open Cluster6.30.9Puppis08h12m-37°35'
Cr 178
NGC 5617Open Cluster6.32.0Centaurus14h29m-60°42'
Cr 282, Mel 125
NGC 6940Open Cluster6.30.8Vulpecula20h34m+28°16'
Cr 424, Mel 232
NGC 1912Open Cluster6.41.4Auriga05h28m+35°51'
Starfish Cluster, M 38, Cr 67, Mel 36
NGC 6266Globular6.46.9Ophiuchus17h01m-30°06'
M 62, Mel 159
NGC 457Open Cluster6.42.4Cassiopeia01h19m+58°17'
Owl Cluster, Dragonfly Cluster, ET Cluster, Phi Cassiopeiae Cluster, C 13, Cr 12, Mel 7

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